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Letter Openers
Letter Openers

Letter openers have been used since the eighteenth century. Ivory and silver were favored by the well-to-do. From the start, letter openers were both practical and simple, artistic and ornate. In the late nineteenth century, the letter opener was popular as an advertising giveaway and many were made of metal or celluloid. Brass openers with figural handles were also popular.


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 Letter OpenersCentury Of Progress1933, 4 1/2 In.1997Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCicada Silver Plated, Bakelite, Green, Flat, Art Deco, 8 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCoiled Snake Finial Ivory, Rosewood Handle, 19th Century, 13 1/2 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCook Oil CompanyBrass, Railroad Tank Car, 9 In.2004Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCopperEtched Pinecone Design, Arts & Crafts, 9 1/2 In.1996Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCopperHammered, Cutout Work, Original Patina, Arts & Crafts, 9 In.1999Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCopperHammered, Nickel Finish, Carence Crafters, 8 In.2000Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCranes FeedingBushes Repousse Bronze Mixed Metal Cartouche Ichiju 1868-1911 12 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCrocodileCrane & Breed Mfg. Co.1998Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCrownFlag, Spreading Flower, Silver, 6 1/2 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCrowned King Possibly George V, Gold Metal, 1910, 10 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCrucifixSterling, George W. Shiebler & Co., Monogram, C.1900, 12 3/4 In.2004Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersCutout Work HandleSilver, Mexico, 1950s, 8 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersDaggerScrolled Handled & Hilt, Mother-of-pearl Inlay, Brass, Sheath, 10 In.2005Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersDagger StyleBone, Engraved Handle, Cartouche, Initials, 12 3/4 In.2006Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersDemon Buckle HandleSterling Silver & Jade, 10 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersDesk SetIvory & Brass, 10 1/4 In., China, 4 Piece1999Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersDevilHolding Victim, Wings Are Blade, Seal-stamp Finial, Vienna, Bronze, 9 In.2006Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersDogs On HandleCelluloid, Germany2004Login / Create Account for Price
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 Letter OpenersDuckWood, Amber Glass Eye, c.1950, 7 1/2 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersDwarf MinerIvory Type Material, C.1910, 8 1/2 In.2005Login / Create Account for Price
 Letter OpenersEaglePlane, Mountains, Gilded, Inscription, Leatherette Case, C.1918, 11 1/2 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
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